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The rush to deliver cholera vaccines to remote communities in Zimbabwe
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It was a mad rush to the airfield. At the back of the jeep, Abi Kebra Belaye and her colleague Shamiso Nyasanu tensely shuffled papers – waybills of…
The rush to deliver cholera vaccines to remote communities…
10 May 2019  |  Learn More
WHO donates  emergency kits to support victims of Cyclone Kenneth.
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Health partners mobilize to meet post-cyclone Kenneth health needs in the Union of the Comoros Moroni, 7 May 2019 - Category 4 Hurricane Kenneth…
WHO donates emergency trauma kits to the Ministry of…
07 May 2019  |  Learn More
Dr Marie-Claire Kolie on site at an Ebola treatment facility
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On 24 July 2018, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared the end of the ninth outbreak of Ebola virus disease (…
Why I chose to help: A doctor from Guinea on why she…
06 May 2019  |  Learn More
Dr Tedros and Dr Moeti conversing with the family
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4 May 2019, Bafia – With overwhelming grief and respect, Dr Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung, a devoted doctor, epidemiologist, husband and father who…
WHO hero laid to rest
04 May 2019  |  Learn More

Health topics

Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Disease
Fourteen countries set to finalize their Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Annual Plans of Action with guidance from the World Health Organization’s Expanded Special…
Neglected Tropical Diseases
Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) encompass 17 bacterial, parasitic and viral diseases that occur solely, or principally in tropical regions.
Sustainable Development Goals
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are 17 goals with 169 targets that all 191 UN Member States have agreed to try to achieve by the year 2030.
Vaccines
A vaccine is a biological preparation that improves immunity to a particular disease.

Events

Poster
18 June 2019

African Hepatitis Summit 2019

The African Hepatitis Summit 2019 is convened by Uganda Ministry of Health and hosted by The National Organization for People Living with Hepatitis B (NOPLHB) on behalf

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Zero tolerance for sexual abuse and fraud

WHO has a zero tolerance policy for Fraud, all forms of harrasment (including sexual), and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA).

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News from countries

Kinshasa/Butembo (23 May 2019) —With the Ebola epidemic in the…
Geneva, 22 May 2019 – Algeria and Argentina have been officially…
Maiduguri, 22 May 2019 - It started like every other normal day.…

Multimedia

Hand hygiene in Ebola care facilities
Survivors in Limbo
Stepping up the fight against Ebola in Western Sierra Leone
field report from Koinadugu, Sierra Leone
Infographics
Sustainable Development Goals
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are 17 goals with 169 targets that all 191 UN Member States have agreed to try to achieve by the year 2030.

 

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